New England Sailing Center (NESC)

Special Course Offerings

Special Course Offerings

NESC is pleased to offer these specials to our students and clients.

These opportunities can fill up quickly so contact us for additional information or scheduling assistance.

Coastal Passage Making

  • 9/5-9/10: Jamestown, RI to Salem, MA Coastal Passage Making Training

ASA 106 Certification Course; ASA 105 supplement available
Friday, September 6 – Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Tuition: $2,095pp
Training Boat: Bavaria 46

September 5: Arrive in Jamestown with sleep aboard your training yacht
September 6: Jamestown, RI to Cuttyhunk, MA
September 7: Cuttyhunk, MA to Menemsha to Hadley Harbor
September 8: Hadley Harbor to Provincetown, MA
September 9: Provincetown to Scituate, MA
September 10: Scituate to Salem, MA
 

 

Day 1 – Jamestown, RI (Approx. 8)
Begin your journey on Naragansett’s 2nd largest island and home to the lovely town of Jamestown, RI. Also rich in history having been visited by Italian navigator, Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524, it’s been a center for fur trading, agriculture and fishing ever since. Much less busy than it’s neighbor to the east (Newport) Jamestown retains its quaintness with several small shops, restaurants and local entertainment. Portions of several movies have been filmed in and around Jamestown, including Wind, Me, Myself & Irene, American General, Evening, Dan in Real Life, Moonrise Kingdom, and Irrational Man.
 

Day 2 – Hadley’s Harbor (Approx 8 hrs)
Next travel through the Cape Cod Canal under the Sagamore Bridge past Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Buzzards Bay to a tranquil hideaway gem you’ll never forget – Hadley’s Harbor. Perfect for relaxing, swimming and adventuring by dinghy and walking ashore. At the top of the Elizabeth Islands and across from the Woods Hole Research Center, come here to eat, recharge and perhaps to forget.
 

Day 3 – Provincetown Harbor (Approx 6 hrs)
Next cross the bay to Cape Cod’s Provincetown. First landing of the Pilgrims, Provincetown has been a collection point for writers and artists since the 1890’s. Rich in art, restaurants, entertainment and diversity, you’ll enjoy this vibrant destination on the extreme tip of ‘the Cape’.
 

Day 4 – Scituate Harbor (Approx. 5 hrs)
Heading south across Boston Harbor Entrance to the next charming destination on Boston’s South Shore – Scituate. Founded in 1636 by a group from Plymouth called the ‘Men of Kent’, it too is rich in history and excellent seafood. Visit the William-Barker House built in 1634. Visit the Old Scituate Lighthouse and discover the ‘American Army of Two’ made up of two lighthouse keeper’s daughters whom alone warded off a British naval party during the war of 1812.
 

Day 5 – Salem Harbor
End the journey in the city of witches on Boston’s North Shore in Essex County. Rich in history, and founded in 1629, its one of America’s oldest and most influential cities. It was the most affluent city for a period during the British occupation of Boston in the mid 1700’s. Visit the Witch House, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s home on the waterfront where he wrote the Scarlett Letter and the House of Seven Gables just next door. A must see, visit the Peabody Museum with its huge collection of global art and artifacts – all within walking distance to the port. Jump in a taxi and visit Beverly and Marblehead immediately north and south of Salem. Their residents both lay claim as birth place to the American Navy. They both may be right. Come to find out way.
 
 

Basic Keelboat

  • Basic Keelboat Course: Weekday Bring a Friend Special

Special: Book one tuition for a weekday course and receive a 50% discount on the second tuition
Location: Jamestown, RI
Training boat: J22
Cost: Regularly $425pp with second student discount $213pp
Course Description

  • Basic Keelboat Course: 2019 July Bookings

Special: 10% discount off all July 2019 bookings
Location: Jamestown, RI
Training boat: J22
Cost: Regularly $425pp with second student discount $382pp
Course Description

  • Basic Keelboat Course: 2019 Late Season Bookings

Special: 15% discount off all August and September 2019 bookings
Location: Jamestown, RI
Training boat: J22
Cost: Regularly $425pp with second student discount $361pp
Course Description

Monohull Cruising Courses

  • Accelerated Bareboat Cruising Certification

Special: 10% discount off Aug 17-23, 2019 Course
Location: Jamestown, RI
Cost: Regularly $2,795pp with discount $2,515pp
Course Description

  • International Bareboat Cruising Certification

Special: 10% discount off Aug 19-23, 2019 Course
Location: Jamestown, RI
Cost: Regularly $2,095pp with discount $1,885pp
Course Description